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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,017 16,512 97.1 96.7-97.4 505 2.9 2.6- 3.3
-New Hanover County 444 424 95.3 92.3-97.2 20 4.7 2.8- 7.7
GENDER
Male 158 150 94.3 88.6-97.3 8 5.7 2.7-11.4
Female 286 274 96.2 93.0-98.0 12 3.8 2.0- 7.0
RACE
White 375 355 94.2 90.6-96.5 20 5.8 3.5- 9.4
Other 69 69 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 148 141 95.8 90.5-98.2 7 4.2 1.8- 9.5
45+ 295 282 94.9 90.7-97.2 13 5.1 2.8- 9.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 138 93.0 86.4-96.6 10 7.0 3.4-13.6
Some College + 296 286 96.7 93.4-98.4 10 3.3 1.6- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 218 211 95.8 90.3-98.2 7 4.2 1.8- 9.7
$50,000+ 161 150 93.7 88.3-96.7 11 6.3 3.3-11.7

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*Heavy drinkers--adult men having more than two drinks per day and adult women having more than one drink per day.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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